Holiday Gatherings: Hosting a Party!

Ahh, the holiday season… how we love to see it again! As the weather continues to cool down, we can’t help but get so excited about all the holidays coming up, from Thanksgiving to Chanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa.  One of our most favorite things about the holiday season is that it brings plenty of large gatherings with loved ones – so much opportunity to add a little extra love to our table decor for each occasion!  With the season coming so quickly, we wanted to take the opportunity to give you a dash of holiday inspiration for any event you find yourself throwing, whether it is one for the end of fall, a more whimsical affair, or a holiday gathering. Enjoy!


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Fall Styled Gathering.

What could be better than a late fall dinner with your close friends and family for Thanksgiving or just to see each other when everyone is in town. Molly Mckinley Designs started with a beautiful design plan, filled with touches of fall, and added understated nods with heirloom pumpkins and dramatic black taper candlesticks. All this while using our own Nude Sequin Pattern and our Heather Grey Faux Dupioni as a backdrop for her stunning design. The end result is festive, in an elegant way, and the perfect way to give thanks with family and friends.


Whimsical & Dreamy Gathering.

Located at Gallow Green at the McKittrick Hotel, a rooftop bar and restaurant with a secret-garden vibe, our inspiration for a whimsical gathering could not be more stunning. Rough-hewn stone and abundant greenery formed an artfully wild backdrop for an alfresco dinner for 40 hosted by fashion site Vestiaire Collective. We love the way that the space was paired with more mannered tabletop styling for visual balance, all while using our Ivory Metallic Burlap as a backdrop. “Creating clean lines and a sense of uniformity on the tabletop helps pull together wild, rustic spaces with distressed details like Gallow Green,” says Tinsel & Twine partner Erica Taylor.  Another of Taylor’s tips is to bring in unexpected juxtapositions. “We don’t like to go too industrial in warehouse spaces, or too rustic-chic in barn venues. It’s more fun to shake things up and give a space a new life,” she says. “For this event, we wanted to keep decor focused with a decidedly polished and upscale feel.” Simply stunning!



Holiday Style Gathering. 

This stunning holiday inspiration, featured and photographed by Alexis June Weddings for Love, Inc.’s holiday card, exemplifies the perfectly executed winter event. With various eclectic holiday ornaments, such as conifer branches, candles, and a backdrop of lights, all with our Red Damask Velvet and our Gold Sequin Bubble linens as the base, their fantastic holiday design was both, memorable and festive.

We also just love hearing what Brittny from Love, Inc. had to say about it:

“For Love Inc.’s first holiday card, we wanted to create an inspiration shoot that was the epitome of the holidays: a cozy, festive gathering of friends and family. With plenty of wine. Ashley of Dulce Dreams Events and I teamed up with Karma Flowers to turn the space into a holiday party wonderland, from a hot cocoa station to a decorated bar and Christmas ornaments abound while Brandi of Alexis June Weddings perfectly captured it from behind her lens. We invited the Love Inc. family—the Love List—over to be a part of it, allowing us to introduce these talented vendors to our readers. Watch the official holiday card video here, shot by NST Pictures.”


To many beautiful holiday gatherings with friends this season!

Nuage Team

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